Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 70 40
Rank change year-on-year -33 -30 +6
Permanent jobs citing XML 424 507 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.27% 4.10% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.21% 9.45% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 352 404 547
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,877 5,364 4,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 45.39% 43.38% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,963 4,634 3,646
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 261 £50,000 +17.65% 50
Cheshire -24 111 £42,500 -4.49% 19
Merseyside -4 29 £38,702 +11.03% 8
Lancashire -10 19 £43,750 +9.38% 14
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 263 (62.03%) JavaScript
2 241 (56.84%) HTML
3 207 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (48.35%) JSON
4 205 (48.35%) Web Services
5 197 (46.46%) CSS
6 182 (42.92%) Java
7 150 (35.38%) SQL
8 145 (34.20%) SOAP
9 137 (32.31%) .NET
10 133 (31.37%) jQuery
11 129 (30.42%) C#
12 119 (28.07%) OO
13 114 (26.89%) MVC
14 112 (26.42%) Scrum
15 109 (25.71%) PHP
16 105 (24.76%) ASP.NET
16 105 (24.76%) Software Engineering
17 102 (24.06%) RESTful
18 95 (22.41%) REST
19 86 (20.28%) SQL Server
20 83 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
20 83 (19.58%) Web Development
21 77 (18.16%) Finance
22 74 (17.45%) MySQL
22 74 (17.45%) Microsoft
22 74 (17.45%) WCF
22 74 (17.45%) Git (software)
23 69 (16.27%) HTML5
24 67 (15.80%) Spring

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.95%) Apache
2 18 (4.25%) nginx
3 15 (3.54%) CMS
3 15 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.30%) Confluence
5 13 (3.07%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.36%) JBoss
6 10 (2.36%) Umbraco
6 10 (2.36%) WordPress
7 9 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.42%) NServiceBus
9 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.94%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.94%) SAS
10 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.71%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.71%) Drupal
11 3 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (2.12%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.94%) GIMP
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (5.19%) Magento
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.18%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.71%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 19 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.18%) GitHub
5 5 (1.18%) npm
5 5 (1.18%) SaaS
6 4 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.94%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.71%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.71%) Office 365
7 3 (0.71%) Serverless
7 3 (0.71%) Zapier
8 2 (0.47%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.47%) CheetahMail
8 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.47%) Pure360
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.02%) HTTP
2 7 (1.65%) DNS
2 7 (1.65%) SSL
3 5 (1.18%) Internet
4 3 (0.71%) Intranet
5 2 (0.47%) POP3
5 2 (0.47%) RTSP
5 2 (0.47%) SMTP
6 1 (0.24%) ATM
6 1 (0.24%) FTP
6 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 74 (17.45%) MySQL
3 35 (8.25%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (5.42%) Redis
6 15 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.83%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.36%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.89%) GIS
13 7 (1.65%) Big Data
14 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.94%) DB2
15 4 (0.94%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 48 (11.32%) NUnit
3 47 (11.08%) JIRA
4 39 (9.20%) MSTest
5 38 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 36 (8.49%) Subversion
6 36 (8.49%) Visual Studio
7 33 (7.78%) Selenium
8 23 (5.42%) Maven
9 22 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (4.01%) Ant
11 13 (3.07%) Cucumber
11 13 (3.07%) JUnit
12 12 (2.83%) SonarQube
13 11 (2.59%) Bitbucket
13 11 (2.59%) Gradle
14 10 (2.36%) Grunt
14 10 (2.36%) SoapUI
15 9 (2.12%) Eclipse
15 9 (2.12%) gulp
General
1 77 (18.16%) Finance
2 33 (7.78%) Retail
3 24 (5.66%) Banking
4 22 (5.19%) Advertising
5 19 (4.48%) Games
6 16 (3.77%) Marketing
7 14 (3.30%) Law
8 12 (2.83%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.65%) Automotive
9 7 (1.65%) Legal
10 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.47%) German Language
11 2 (0.47%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (59.91%) Developer
2 64 (15.09%) .NET Developer
3 56 (13.21%) Senior Developer
4 53 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 51 (12.03%) C# Developer
6 46 (10.85%) Software Developer
7 41 (9.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (8.49%) Architect
9 33 (7.78%) Software Engineer
10 32 (7.55%) PHP Developer
11 29 (6.84%) Analyst
12 26 (6.13%) SQL Developer
13 24 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
14 21 (4.95%) Senior Software Developer
15 19 (4.48%) .NET Software Engineer
15 19 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
15 19 (4.48%) Agile C# Developer
15 19 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
15 19 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
15 19 (4.48%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (56.84%) HTML
2 205 (48.35%) JSON
2 205 (48.35%) Web Services
3 197 (46.46%) CSS
4 145 (34.20%) SOAP
5 137 (32.31%) .NET
6 133 (31.37%) jQuery
7 105 (24.76%) ASP.NET
8 102 (24.06%) RESTful
9 95 (22.41%) REST
10 74 (17.45%) WCF
11 69 (16.27%) HTML5
12 67 (15.80%) Spring
13 62 (14.62%) CSS3
14 54 (12.74%) XSLT
15 49 (11.56%) Ajax
15 49 (11.56%) AngularJS
16 47 (11.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (11.08%) LINQ
17 42 (9.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.91%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.07%) CMDB
6 12 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.83%) User Experience
7 10 (2.36%) Blog
8 7 (1.65%) Wiki
9 6 (1.42%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.18%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.94%) Life Science
11 4 (0.94%) Social Media
12 3 (0.71%) iPhone
12 3 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.71%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.71%) VSAM
13 2 (0.47%) IVR
13 2 (0.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 65 (15.33%) Linux
2 35 (8.25%) Windows
3 25 (5.90%) Unix
4 13 (3.07%) Android
4 13 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.12%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.94%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.71%) Debian
8 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) AIX
9 2 (0.47%) SUSE
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (28.07%) OO
3 114 (26.89%) MVC
4 112 (26.42%) Scrum
5 105 (24.76%) Software Engineering
6 83 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (19.58%) Web Development
7 65 (15.33%) Test Automation
8 55 (12.97%) Use Case
9 54 (12.74%) Unit Testing
10 52 (12.26%) TDD
11 46 (10.85%) DevOps
11 46 (10.85%) OOP
11 46 (10.85%) SDLC
12 43 (10.14%) UML
13 40 (9.43%) RUP
14 38 (8.96%) DSDM
15 37 (8.73%) Mentoring
15 37 (8.73%) MVVM
16 36 (8.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 263 (62.03%) JavaScript
2 182 (42.92%) Java
3 150 (35.38%) SQL
4 129 (30.42%) C#
5 109 (25.71%) PHP
6 55 (12.97%) Python
6 55 (12.97%) T-SQL
7 53 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 50 (11.79%) C++
9 28 (6.60%) Ruby
10 20 (4.72%) Go
11 16 (3.77%) Groovy
12 14 (3.30%) VB.NET
13 13 (3.07%) XPath
14 12 (2.83%) C
15 11 (2.59%) VB
16 8 (1.89%) Perl
16 8 (1.89%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.65%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (12.26%) Degree
2 24 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.30%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.71%) ISEB
7 3 (0.71%) PMP
8 1 (0.24%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.24%) OSCE
8 1 (0.24%) OSCP
8 1 (0.24%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.24%) SANS
8 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.02%) QA
2 12 (2.83%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (4.95%) Docker
2 16 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.71%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.42%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.42%) Puppet
3 5 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.71%) Ansible
4 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.71%) Kibana
4 3 (0.71%) Nagios
4 3 (0.71%) Terraform
5 2 (0.47%) Icinga
6 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.73%) Oracle
3 22 (5.19%) Google
4 16 (3.77%) IBM
5 13 (3.07%) ServiceNow
6 10 (2.36%) SAP
7 9 (2.12%) Adobe
8 8 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.89%) Tableau
8 8 (1.89%) Zend
9 6 (1.42%) HP
9 6 (1.42%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.94%) Ab Initio
11 4 (0.94%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.94%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.94%) Sybase
12 3 (0.71%) Capita
12 3 (0.71%) TIBCO